With COVID-19 cases on the rise, remote care through telehealth is critical to keep patients safe. But it also serves a vital role beyond the pandemic. For chronic disease patients, it can unlock greater access to care regardless of where you live.
Former U.S. Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David Shulkin, led the charge to implement telehealth services within the VA. His model is a blueprint for success for broader telehealth adoption across all patient populations. Plus, Terry and Dr. Bob debunk the myth that telehealth isn’t a legitimate option for chronic and rare disease patients.
And Wisconsin rare disease advocate Kerri Engebrecht shares her mission to make patient voices heard by establishing a Rare Disease Advisory Council within the state legislature.
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent, Patients Rising
David Shulkin, MD, Former U.S. Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs
Kerri Engebrecht, Wisconsin Rare Disease Advocate
Nikki Lott, Patient Correspondent
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